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MedPro International’s Featured Destination: Miami

MedPro International’s Featured Destination: Miami

Sun-kissed beaches, vibrant art, culture, and dining scenes, and non-stop energy make Miami a top destination for Explorers whether on assignment or vacation. The city’s international flavor stands front and center with its eclectic neighborhoods and distinctive offerings and has made South Florida a second home for many South Americans, Europeans, and others. The Magic City has always been a draw attracting entrepreneurs such as Henry Flagler in the late 19th century to digital currency investors and tech startups in the 2020s. Regardless of the time or the people, Miami’s fast-paced lifestyle is balanced by a laid-back attitude, creating a unique blend that appeals to those seeking professional success and a vibrant social life.

Magic City
An Explorer cruises Biscayne Bay with the Miami skyline in the background.

Miami has several nicknames —Magic City, Vice City, The 305, Gateway to the Americas, but no matter what you call it, Miami has always been a hot destination for those looking for a little more.  With a sub-tropical climate, winters in Miami are quite pleasant. Explorers can expect lows of 63°F (17.22°C) and highs of 74°F (23.33°C)  for some gorgeous January days. But the temps turn up pretty fast with lows of 79°F (26.11°C), highs 88°F (31.11°C), and always a good dose of humidity during summer months.

Quality of Life  
  • Cost of Living: 18.9 percent above the national rate
  • Population: 2,673,837 based on the 2020 Census estimate
  • Median Home Sale Price: $590,000
  • Median Rent: $2,451 (1 bedroom)
  • Median Household Income: $67,917
  • Per Capita Income: $38,850
  • Live below the poverty line: 12.7 percent
  • Median Age: 40.1 years
  • Average commute time: 27.9 minutes

 

Several hospitals in and around Miami are ranked high performing by U.S. News & World Report. Baptist Health Baptist Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Weston, and University of Miami Hospital and Clinics-UHealth Tower are all nationally ranked.

Education

Explorers can enroll younger family members in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The district has an overall Niche.com grade of B+ with a 24:1 student-teacher ratio. Additionally, there are several universities and colleges in and around Miami for Explorers or family members wanting to take a class or pursue a degree, including the University of Miami, Miami Dade College, Barry University, Florida International University, and more.

Transportation 

Miami International Airport MIA has non-stop flights to more than 179 cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Toronto, the Caribbean, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, London, Paris, Rome, Dubai, and more. Explorers also have the option of flying out of smaller airports: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport.

Top Attractions
An Explorer poses outside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino’s Guitar Hotel.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Just look for the giant flashing guitar, and you’ve found it! The Hard Rock is home to great dining, shows, nightclubs, bars, and of course a casino. Roll the dice and have some fun.

Everglades National Park The Everglades are the largest subtropical wilderness in the US. See rare and endangered species such as manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and alligators among the array of species.

Design District Visit the heart of fashion, culture, and art in South Florida. The Design District is home to multiple galleries, events, and great dining.

Beaches Enjoy 17 miles of beach in Miami-Dade County. From the ultra-popular South Beach to Haulover Beach Park, the largest remaining undeveloped beach in the county, Explorers will find a beach to their liking.

Key West Take a drive down US 1 to the Conch Republic. Paradise to many, Key West is the destination for water sports enthusiasts.

Explorers catch some rays on Miami Beach .

Sports Explorers can catch their favorite NBA stars at Heat basketball game, cheer on the Miami Dolphins, catch nine innings with the Miami Marlins or head north to Fort Lauderdale to see one of the greatest soccer players ever, Lionel Messi take the field with Inter Miami CF.  There is no shortage of fun for sports fans in South Florida.

Shopping  There is no lack of shopping destinations in South Florida. Sawgrass Mills Mall has discount offerings on your favorite high-end luxury designers and more. Find ultra-luxury brands such as MiuMiu and Bottega Veneta at the Shops at Bal Harbour. Check out Lincoln Road Mall’s open-air bazaar on Sundays or the Town Center, a drive north, in Boca Raton.

Nightlife  Clubs, rooftop bars, circuit parties, there is something for all tastes in Miami, and while some establishments have a short stay, others, such as Club Space, are institutions. Whether you’re going out in South Beach, Brickell, Wynwood, or Little Haiti, be sure to check ahead of time to make sure the latest “it” bar is still open.

South Beach Explore one of the most iconic and glamorous beaches, known for its art deco and boutique hotels, nightclubs, and celebrity sightings.

 

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